A huge thank you to all the artists, volunteers staff, area heads, sponsors, businesses that support the festival and of course to our wonderful audience!

Bare with us as we put everything back together and we will be with your emails and post the raffle numbers soon, if you didn’t catch them on site.

Also, consider volunteering or applying to perform early next year.  It’s really never too soon so consider volunteer recruitment open for next year as well as application to perform!


Line up Announcement for 2015

 Full LINE UP and artist information is available now!!!!

Early Bird Tickets are now on sale!

These are your Headliners who will be playing Full Concert Length Sets for this year –

A TRIBE CALLED RED – Closing Friday

DIGGING ROOTS – Closing Saturday

TANYA TAGAQ – Closing Sunday

Brandon poster 2015

Light Up the Stage! Campaign Launches



The new Strand Project fundraising campaign is now up and running.  The Light Up the Stage! campaign includes an online platform with Project information, many perks which will continue being updated given by artists and community members to help raise funds, Artist Designed Strand Project donation boxes by Chris Reid which you can find in many local businesses as well as other initiatives which will be rolled out in the coming months.  The Strand Project illustration is courtesy of Artist TIm Brown.  Find out more about the Contributers here and the donation perks here!


Light Up the Stage! Donation Box by Chris Reid

To have one placed in your business please email us at brandonfolkfestival@gmail.com

Geoff Berner and Rae Spoon in concert


November 29th, join us for Dinner and a Concert with the ever fabulous Geoff Berner and Rae Spoon!

Dinner and Concert $25
Dinner is a wild ride of Modern Eastern European treats including Hungarian smoked paprika and roasted tomato meat balls, a beautiful sweet and sour cabbage side, little buns filled with savory Russian goodness and a delicious Solvenian Pastry filled with heaven for dessert.

Concert only is $15

Cash Bar

Doors at 7:00 Dinner 7:15 (though you can take your time to eat) Concert starts at 8:00pm

Park Community Centre, Brandon

Tickets available through Board Members, brandonfolkfestival@gmail.com or below

Ticket options

Call for Volunteers Now Open!

Want to volunteer at the Festival this year? Come join the team that gets this up in the air and makes it run…quite a miraculous thing to be a part of really. Just email Yoko at
folkfestvolunteer@gmail.com fill out her form and you’ll be on your way to life inside the festival!

It’s how our Artistic Director got started at the festival, volunteering in the food truck the festival ran, when she was 15. For anyone who hasn’t volunteered but has thought about it, we’d encourage you to give it a try.

2014 lineup announced

The 30th annual Brandon Folk, Music & Art Festival is pleased to announce their line-up will feature a wide range of artists from around Manitoba, across Canada, and even the United States and the United Kingdom.

Appearing at the 2014 festival will be:

  • Martin Sexton (USA)  
  • Cold Specks (ONT/UK)
  • Ben Caplan & the Casual Smokers (NOVA SCOTIA)
  • isKwé (MB)
  • Mariachi Ghost (MB)
  • Chez Willi (MB)
  • Kaylee Jay (MB)
  • The DoneFors (ONT)
  • Son Latino Band (MB)
  • Ben Sures (ALBERTA)
  • Wax Mannequin (ONT)
  • shayne avec i grec (BC)
  • Slow Spirit (MB)
  • Matt Epp (MB)

More will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ticket prices are largely the same as last year, with earlybird weekend passes just $64 for the three-day festival, and just $56 for students and seniors.

UPDATE: Earlybird ticket sales have now ended.

Warm up with a Scotch tasting

The Brandon Folk, Music and Art Society present their inaugural


Scotch Night Fundraiser

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 7p.m.

Taste and learn a bit about 30 Scotches, enjoy live music and a light dinner in the beautiful surroundings of the ACC Culinary Arts Dining Room.

A perfect Valentine’s gift and a fabulous way to spend one of the last nights of winter, sipping Scotch by a fire.

Tickets are $100 each and a tax receipt will be issued for part of the ticket. Proceeds from the event will go towards programming in the 2014 year (50%) and to ongoing costs of developing the Strand Community Performance and Art Centre (50%).

For further information please email brandonfolkfestival@gmail.com